2017 VENUES

Gibsons & Area

4 Vaclav (Vash) Stepanek

Newcomer to the Coast. Into lamp & clock–making. Lamps mostly from driftwood. Clocks made from things found around the house/recyclables.

5 Melanie Fogell

Acrylic and sometimes mixed media on canvas. Work is nonrepresentational with ideas based on photographs of landscapes and musical elements of rhythm & movement.

6 Jack Olive Ceramic Studio

Functional, Decorative Pottery and Naked Raku. New this year, ceramic flutes!

7 Marleen Vermeulen & Dolf Vermeulen

Marleen is an internationally renowned painter of large canvasses portraying the emotion of the West-coast land and seascape. Her son Dolf is a professional & adventure photographer.

8 Pottery by Pam

Come and see colorful pottery by Pam Horner that is functional and fun. Each piece is handbuilt and unique, intending to make you smile now and for the years ahead.

9 Coast Chimes

Inspired by nature, Tim Kline uses glass, copper, cedar, driftwood and beach stone to create unique wind chimes, suncatchers and art for the home and garden.

10 Lienzo Loco

Original paintings, photographs and mixed media works by Jeanne Robinson, Deborah Allain, Teryl Mullock, Debra Nelson, Bronwen Boddington and Heather Hargreaves

11 Charmaine Bayntun

Rekindling my art education background and creativity. Watercolours and acrylics used in wide and closeup views to convey the essence of what captures me visually.

12 Bob Bottieri

Oils on canvas with a strong sense of color and form. Inspired by life and by nature, Bob is at heart, a storyteller. A well as painting Bob creates unique stringed insruments. Also on display will be works by LaVonne Girard.

13 Forst Pottery Studio

Forst’s wall murals, sculptures and functional work are inspired by the contours and textures of the world around us. Coastal landscapes influence her work. Live music by the ‘Duttons’ Friday night.

14 Jen Drysdale – Gord Dieroff

Experience divergent & thought-provoking acrylic & oil paintings in Jen & Gord’s studio

15 Persephone Brewing Co.

Host the artists of the Gibsons Landing Gallery at their brewery and farm. See the work of over 20 artists and have a cold beer while you’re doing it.

16 Hotbed of Art

Weekend long party with artist family! Phenomenal large paintings & sculpture by Janine Prevost, stunning ceramics by Rhonda, all natural soap by Joelle.

17 Jane Orrom

25 years of working with stained glass. Her work includes terrariums, stained glass panels and wind chimes. From her home studio she can create your own custom piece.

18 Christy Sverre

Visit Christy's seaside studio to view her nautically inspired and colourful abstract paintings.

19 Kasia Krolikowska

Bold colours & strong lines define Kasia’s abstract art. Every acrylic painting, mixed media or collage is a separate journey created in a spirit of self discovery.

20 Gibsons Public Art Gallery

Providing a venue for exhibitions, presentations, education, and workshops relating to the arts throughout the year. Exhibition; 'Visions of Home' during the Art Crawl.

21 One Flower One Leaf Gallery

Where local bold painters mingle with photography, sculpture, pottery, glass, wood carvings, felt work & stunning jewelry & a beautiful waterfront view.

22 Daffadowndilly Gallery & BODYSENSE

Over 75 local artisans, showcasing original works of art, prints, art cards, wood carvings, knitted fashions, raku, jewelry, folk art souvenirs & much more.

23 Olga’s Hair Stories

A professional abstract painter and hair stylist inspired by the great nature and beauty of her new home in Gibsons Landing.

24 The Blackberry Shop

Showcasing over 60 local artisans. Blackberry products from soaps to syrup, jam to jewelry, La Petite Souris Chocolates & Canadiana books & memorabilia.

25 Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co.

Visit our oil & balsamic tasting room. Matt’s luscious olive oil soaps & lotions. Olive oil chocolate. Still-life acrylics by Alisa Grossuti.

26 Mark Benson Photography, Fine Art Printing & Framing

Fine art photographer expressing his inner journey & reflections through long exposure photographs of the Sunshine Coast.

27 Edges

Painters Elaine Seepish, Alison Taylor, Frank Coldicott, Diedra Goodwin, Judy McLarty, Diane Miles & Odette Venuti showing a curated selection of paintings at the Arts Building.

28 Art Meets Chocolate

Fusing the creativity of artisan chocolate–making with the inspiring talents of local artists while showcasing the unique feel of BC neighbourhoods.

29 Carol Klasen

New for 2017 Carol’s studio features spirited landscape paintings to compliment her fine pottery, including table and serving ware in a remarkable array of sizes, colours & shapes.

30 Margaret Adams

Encaustic medium, acrylic and mixed media – an abstract/non–representational artist, since moving to the coast her work has taken on a West Coast feel.

31 Scott-Wood Gallery

Painter, illustrator, portrait artist. Evocative paintings of the human form create tension between viewer and subject. Creative portraiture by commission. Exhibitions in Vancouver & international patrons. Joined this year by artist Sarah Marshall.

32 Coralie Swaney

Contemporary realism paintings with a dash of humour, a pinch of the unexpected & an invitation to the viewer to complete the narrative. Coralie’s sculpted characters remind us that laughing matters.

33 Paula O’Brien

Expressive oil paintings of dancers and fishing boats, plein air paintings in oils/watercolours, bold art photography of dance and fishing harbours at artist’s colourful home studio & new gallery space.

34 The Kube Studios

Christa Joe and Jill Pilon invite you to a studio/gallery community for artists, from marketing to teaching to showcasing and space sharing plus fair trade goods and home decor.

35 WOW! Art Gallery

Featuring 40 local artists and artisans – art, crafts, gifts and organic coffee, all under one roof.

36 La Petite Souris Chocolate

Boutique chocolate studio – handmade confections, chocolate bars featuring exclusively BC organic fruits and nuts, butter toffee. Demos ongoing.

37 Hooray Truffles

Vegan. Organic. Dark. Chocolate. Fruit sweetened, certified organic, & non–GMO. A mindful, conscious, sustainable pleasure.

38 Dave Coyle Antique Reproductions

Beautiful country inspired handcrafted furniture made of 100% renewable resource BC wood that will last for generations. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm

39 Ginny Vail

Visit me in my studio tucked in the woods featuring colourful abstract paintings as well as new mixed media & collage pieces. Original art cards, journals & calendars also will be available.

40 ravensthread studio

Catherine Nicholls hosting Elizabeth Harris & Colleen Gould. Hand–crafted works in textile, functional ceramic & jewelry. Collaboration of nature–print textiles & hand hammered silver.

41 Nancy McMurdo & Ines Tancré

Colorful, energetic & thought provoking abstracts. Nancy interprets nature in a unique & deep sense. Ines questions the truth of reality in multi-layered photo art.

42 Nadina Tandy

Nadina's mixed media drawings incorporate the weird and the wonderful, using found material, illustration and paint.

43 Valerie Unruh Designs

A botanical jewel collection with Swarovski crystals. She also paints dimentional wall art statements using semiprecious gemstones.

44 Beachouse Studio

Visit Anna Green's studio on Chaster Beach, where you will find her soulful, whimsical figurative paintings celebrating the feminine spirit. All sizes, acrylic on canvas.

45 Julia Dodge

Oil paintings of nature we usually disregard or ignore bringing the viewer's attention the forms, rhythms and colours that are missed by simple identifications.

46 Mountain Path Pottery

Margaret Forbes – Hand built and wheel thrown functional & sculptural ceramic objects. Organic surface texture and forms inspired by the natural environment.

47 Marilyn Sadik

Showcasing an amazing array of beautiful, vibrant abstracts. Examples of Marilyn's soulful pet portraits will also be shown in this welcoming gallery-like setting.